Photo Poll: What do you think about the timing of final exams this year?

This year, finals are taking place before winter break. Read more to find out what people in Conant are thinking about this important change.

Riya Patel, ’20

img_1315Riya Patel

“It’s great because you actually get a legitimate winter break instead of having to study and stress over the break. ”







Allison Walters, ’20

img_1316Allison Walters

“I think it’s a great idea because instead of going on break worrying about finals, you can just get them over with and relax. I feel that the amount of stress then goes down.”







Sidhi Jain, ‘19

img_1462Sidhi Jain

“I like the fact that with finals before winter break, we can spend more time with our families with our families with a new semester to look forward and start after a nice break.”






Julia Jang, ‘19

img_1480Julia Jang

“I have a tight schedule and I want to take the advantage to rest, study and finish homework. And it would lessen the pressure.”






Catherine Calash, ‘19

img_1477Catherine Calash

“I think that having it before break is better because you don’t have to worry about finals and the stress of finals over winter break. You also don’t have to worry about finals while celebrating the holidays.”






Alexis Kim, ‘18

img_1354Alexis Kim

“I like that we get to have an actual break this year! It’ll be nice not having to worry about it over the holidays for a change.”







Ciara O’Malley, ’17

img_1320Ciara O'Malley

“I think it is a huge stress relief to have it before winter break. I would always say I will study over break but I never did anyways.”







Aimee Barkalow, Math teacher“I think it could be good for some students since they won’t have to think about school for two weeks. I think it will be bad for others since they won’t have their break to use to study. Instead, they have to cram studying into their normal daily routine, which includes doing homework and studying for tests. It will be interesting to compare the final results from last year and this year.”

img_1306Michelle Zhang | Conant Crier










Michelle Zhang

Michelle is a junior at Conant Highschool, and this is her second year on the Crier staff. This year she is going to be the editor of the new Lifestyle section. During the school year she is on the golf team and the math team. Outside of school she loves to bake, read, and spend time with her family.

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